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dc.contributor.authorGarcía Herrero, María Isabel 
dc.contributor.authorMargallo Blanco, María 
dc.contributor.authorLaso Cortabitarte, Jara 
dc.contributor.authorBatlle Baller, Laura
dc.contributor.authorBala Gala, Alba
dc.contributor.authorFullana i Palmer, Pere
dc.contributor.authorVázquez Rowe, Ian
dc.contributor.authorDurá Ros, María Jesús 
dc.contributor.authorSarabia Cobo, Carmen María 
dc.contributor.authorAbajas Bustillo, Rebeca 
dc.contributor.authorAmo Setién, Francisco José 
dc.contributor.authorQuiñones Montellano, Ainoa 
dc.contributor.authorIrabien Gulías, José Ángel 
dc.contributor.authorAldaco García, Rubén 
dc.contributor.otherUniversidad de Cantabriaes_ES
dc.date.accessioned2019-01-10T17:53:33Z
dc.date.available2019-01-10T17:53:33Z
dc.date.issued2018
dc.identifier.isbn978-88-95608-67-9
dc.identifier.issn1974-9791
dc.identifier.issn2283-9216
dc.identifier.otherCTM2016-76176-C2-1-Res_ES
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10902/15349
dc.description.abstractFeeding the world’s population sustainably is a major challenge of our society and has been stated as one of the key priorities for development cooperation by the EU policy framework on food security. However, the current pattern of natural resources exploitation to meet humanity’s demand for food threatens long-term food security. Food systems represent around 30 % of final energy use, generating up to 30 % of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Given the expected increase of global population (9 billion people by 2050) and the amount of food losses and waste generated (a third of global food production), improving the efficiency of food systems along the supply chain is essential to ensure food security. This work combines life cycle assessment (LCA) and data envelopment analysis (DEA) to assess the efficiency of Spanish agri-food system and propose improvement actions in order to reduce energy usage and GHG emissions. Results suggest that sweets and vegetable fats categories provide the largest nutritional energy to consumer per unit of embedded energy in its production. Around a 70 % average reduction target is estimated for the Spanish agri-food system to be efficient, with a similar reduction in related greenhouse gas emissions.es_ES
dc.description.sponsorshipThe authors are grateful for the funding of the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness through the Ceres-Procom: Food production and consumption strategies for climate change mitigation (CTM2016-76176- C2-1-R) (AEI/FEDER, UE).es_ES
dc.format.extent6 p.es_ES
dc.language.isoenges_ES
dc.publisherAIDICes_ES
dc.rights© AIDICes_ES
dc.sourceChemical Engineering Transactions, 2018, 70, 811-816es_ES
dc.source21st Conference on Process Integration, Modelling and Optimisation for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction (PRES), Prague, 2018es_ES
dc.titleTowards a sustainable agri-food system by an energetic and environmental efficiency assessmentes_ES
dc.typeinfo:eu-repo/semantics/conferenceObjectes_ES
dc.rights.accessRightsopenAccesses_ES
dc.identifier.DOI10.3303/CET1870136
dc.type.versionpublishedVersiones_ES


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